Simon Says NBC Pitting The Voice Vs. X Factor Is 'Dirty Tricks,' Frets Britney Will Be 'Devastated'

Simon Cowell, alleging that he had a “gentleman’s agreement” with NBC that The Voice and Fox’s The X Factor wouldn’t tread on each other’s turf, calls the Peacock’s decision to expand its singing show’s Season 3 premiere to a third night — thus pitting it against The X Factor‘s sophomore opener — is a “cynical, cold-hearted, unprofessional way of doing business.” READ MORE

The X Factor's Latest Promo Is 100-Percent Pure Britney: Is Ms. Spears the No. 1 Reason to Watch?

She’s a little bit sweet. She’s a little bit mean (though she does have reservations about crushing people’s dreams). And apparently she drops accidental double entendres more easily than Simon Cowell dropped Nicole Scherzywhoozshe from the judges’ panel.

Yep, the latest promo for The X Factor focuses almost entirely on incoming mentor Britney Spears, from her gasps and guffaws to her questionable READ MORE & VOTE

X Factor's Simon Says: With Britney and Demi Lovato, 'We're Seriously Going to Kick Butt'

It’s now 110-percent double-secret official: Pop icon Britney Spears and former Disney queen Demi Lovato will occupy seats at the judges’ panel on Season 2 of The X Factor.

Following weeks of rumors, Spears and Lovato on Tuesday made their first promotional appearance on behalf of the singing competition at Fox’s upfront presentation of its 2012-13 slate, where they were introduced with much fanfare … READ MORE